Local Student Gets Selected to Elite 10 Team

     As many of you know, Duke University athlete, Christina Vucich, trained with Southern Sand at the start of our Pilot Year Round Program in preparation for the USA High Performance (HP-U23) Tryout held in Clearwater FL, back in January. Christina PhotoChristina was then selected to attend the next round of tryouts, a transition week camp on May 12-18, in Hermosa Beach CA.

She has now been selected as part of the Elite Ten (the 10 athletes that make up the national team for that age group) training program. Congratulations Christina!

Carolina Grand Slam Recap

Thanks to the 139 teams that participated in the Carolina Grand Slam over May 17-18! We want to send a special congratulations to the following Southern Sand athletes who placed in the top 5 for their age division, thus earning a bid to the USA Jr Beach Tour Championships later this summer in Milwaukee, WI.

  • 18U – Katja Ehlers/Shelby Raymond (1st), Ashley Muench (2nd), Kimberly Hovey (3rd), and Kendall Yount/Lauren Durham (5th)
  • 16U – Raquel Rooney (1st), Kylie Grandy (2nd), and Brynn Carrick (3rd)

Full results are available here.

Summer Leagues Registration Now Open

Summer leagues are now open! Both Adult and Junior league registrations are open till 6/9.   Register for all leagues at http://southernsandvolleyball.org/register/events/